Draw Something CEO Backs Down When Notch Calls Out His Uncalled-For Twitter Rage

Shay Pierce made it clear why he turned down steady pay and benefits when Zynga bought his old employer, OMGPOP, the makers of Draw Something. He was concerned that his ownership of a personally developed and published game on the iTunes App store would be a conflict. He chose not to join Zynga with the rest of… » 4/01/12 4:00pm 4/01/12 4:00pm

One Indie Developer Walked Away from Zynga’s $210 Million Acquisition of OMGPOP

Zynga's absorbed a lot of companies in the last two years, but few experienced the sudden shift in fortunes that OMGPOP did over the last few days. Within two months, the studio saw their Draw Something become a breakout hit, which lead their getting snapped up by the social game giant. » 3/27/12 9:00am 3/27/12 9:00am